History of The California Transition Alliance (CATA)

The CATA was formed in 2001.
The vision for the organization at that time was
Advocacy for WorkAbility I
Sustainable funding
Provision of Technical Assistance and Support to WA
Sponsorship of training / workshops
Communication and Outreach
Electronic communication
Provision of opportunities for personal and professional growth/continuing ed. Units.

The Transition Alliance is established as a 501(c ) (3) non profit corporation. It has evolved to broaden its focus from WorkAbility I to advocacy for secondary transition for youth with disabilities. It continues to focus on programs that support and sustain transition efforts in California. It is currently represented on the California Community of Practice in Transition State Leadership Team.